Women Bear The Emotional Burden Of Kashmir’s Infertility Crisis

Srinagar: Aiman Bhat, 39, describes herself as hanth, a pejorative in Kashmiri for childless women. She is an accomplished young woman with a doctorate in humanities …

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Why Surrogates Are Still Passive Deliverers Of Service, With Few Rights

New Delhi: India’s new laws on surrogacy, meant to prevent exploitative practices, still do not fully recognise the surrogate’s rights to full economic, medical, legal, and …

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Why India’s Abortion Law Still Lacks Principles Of Reproductive Justice

New Delhi: India’s abortion law has evolved over 50 years to become seemingly progressive but it is still not rooted in the idea of reproductive justice, …

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Why India’s Abortion Law Needs To Be Rid Of Moralism

New Delhi: Last week, the Supreme Court passed an interim order allowing an unmarried woman to abort a 24-week pregnancy. The court ordered the constitution of …

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India’s Laws Fail To Uphold Abortion Rights Of Women With Disabilities

Mumbai:  Arpita Roy Sengupta was 22 years old when her parents, much against her wishes, arranged her marriage in 2007 with Alok*, a deaf person like her. …

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